Being an important gateway into the state of Vermont and the New England Region, Burlington International Airport is well served by great North American airlines. Delta Connection offers direct trips between Vermont’s largest city and New York City. The Delta Connection service takes passengers to La Guardia Airport, which mostly handles domestic flights in NYC. Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport is the other destination offered by Delta Connection.
Burlington International Airport is connected to New York City’s busiest airport thanks to direct service provided by JetBlue Airways. The low cost carrier brings passengers to John F. Kennedy International Airport, which serves as the headquarters for the airline.
United Airlines connects Burlington with Chicago O’Hare International Airport, Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport, and Washington Dulles International Airport. These major destinations are accessible through United Express operations provided by regional companies such as ExpressJet Airlines, GoJet Airlines, Mesa Airlines, and Republic Airlines. For the purpose of clarity, passengers at Burlington International Airport will only see the United Airlines name when boarding their flights. Anyone flying on United Airlines fleet will be happy to know that this company is a Star Alliance member and one of the world’s largest airlines.
The path between Burlington International Airport and Philadelphia International Airport is provided by US Airways. The City of Brotherly Love is actually accessible as courtesy service by several regional American airlines that operate under the United Express name at Burlington. United Airlines service is also available into the capital district of the United States. Passengers can enjoy direct United Express flights to the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, which is located closer to Washington D.C. than the two other major airports in the area.
Porter Airlines operates the only international flight from Burlington International Airport. This regional Canadian airline offers direct service to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, which is located on a small island across downtown Toronto. Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is situated much closer to Canada’s largest city than Toronto Pearson International Airport. However, Porter Airlines can only take Burlington passengers to Toronto on a seasonal schedule.
The check in desks for all airlines are located on the first floor of the terminal building at Burlington International Airport. Gates 1-8 are found on the second floor while Gates 11 through 15 are located on the first floor of the terminal. Passengers should check out the multiple flight tracking displays on both floors to find the gate that their airline will use on a given day.